Spatial Variations: NYC, A Model of Change
Registration Status: This course is no longer being offered
Session Dates: June 17, 2019 - August 12, 2019
New York City’s population and landscape are constantly changing and evolving. New construction happens all around us while immigrants and domestic migrants affect our demographic profile. Queens Borough Historian, Jack Eichenbaum, PhD, leads students on an exploration of the factors that contribute to this dynamic city’s planning, infrastructure, and demographics. This course will consist of five lectures on campus at The Cooper Union and three walking tours.
- Lecture - Overview and Topographic Influences
- Walking Tour - Manhattan: The Upper East Side and Harlem
- Walking Tour - Queens: Jackson Heights and Jamaica
- Lecture - Advances in Transportation and Technology Affect Accessibility
- Lecture - Demographic Change
- Lecture - Micro and Macro Political Boundaries
- Walking Tour - Brooklyn: Flatbush and Coney Island
- Lecture - The Future Geography of NYC
Meets Weekly: Mondays 6:00 p.m. -8:00 p.m.
*Students may only register for this class as a full eight-session course.
Registration begins May 7th. Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior to the course start date.
Course Code: 1121707
Instructor(s): Jack Eichenbaum